Bolivia Studies the Disabled

37La Paz, Oct 28 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian government announced on Wednesday that as of November a scientific research will start to register people with disabilities in order to treat them through social politics implemented by the Plurinational State.

  Minister of Health and Sports Ramiro Tapia told Prensa Latina that the mission will be dubbed Moto Mendez, in tribute to revolutionary activist from Tarija Eustaquio Moto Mendez Arena, a new challenge to be undertaken with the aid of Cuban doctors.

Tapia explained that specialists of the Bolivian Armed Forces Military Health System will also join the quartets that will tour communities to make this diagnosis.

Tapia said his ministry secured all necessary conditions to receive a contingent of Cuban doctors expected to arrive in western Santa Cruz region on November 2 in order to start this solidarity mission two days later.

Cuban Ambassador to Bolivia Rafael Dausa said that this beautiful initiative was immediately backed by President Evo Morales during the 7th Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our Americas (ALBA) held in Cochabamba on October 16-17.

Source: Prensa Latina

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